Social Policy & Administration

(The TQCC of Social Policy & Administration is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
COVID ‐19 and care homes in England: What happened and why?64
Social policy in the face of a global pandemic: Policy responses to theCOVID‐19 crisis52
The next generation EU : An analysis of the dimensions of conflict behind the deal48
Punitive benefit sanctions, welfare conditionality, and the social abuse of unemployed people in Britain: Transforming claimants into offenders?48
Social policy responses to COVID ‐19 in Canada and the United States: Explaining policy variations between two liberal welfare state regimes44
COVID‐19, the Great Recession and social policy: Is this time different?38
Nordic welfare states—still standing or changed by the COVID ‐19 crisis?34
The unequal distribution of administrative burden: A framework and an illustrative case study for understanding variation in people's experience of burdens33
Inequalities and poverty risks in old age across Europe: The double‐edged income effect of pension systems33
How social networks affect policy implementation: An analysis of street‐level bureaucrats' performance regarding a health policy32
Governing new authoritarianism: Populism, nationalism and radical welfare reforms in Hungary and Poland30
Social policy in the face of a global pandemic: Policy responses to the COVID‐19 crisis in Central and Eastern Europe30
The COVID ‐19 crisis and policy responses by continental European welfare states30
Disabled people in Britain and the impact of the COVID ‐19 pandemic30
Recent pension reforms in Europe: More challenges, new directions. An overview28
Making welfare conditional: A street‐level perspective27
Common shock, different paths? Comparing social policy responses to COVID ‐19 in the UK and Ireland27
Work, welfare, and wellbeing: The impacts of welfare conditionality on people with mental health impairments in the UK26
Digital coping: How frontline workers cope with digital service encounters25
The causes of welfare state expansion in democraticmiddle‐incomecountries: A literature review24
Extending working lives: How policies shape retirement and labour market participation of older workers22
Intensity, moderation, and the pressures of expectation: Calculation and coercion in the street‐level practice of welfare conditionality22
Family policy and women's employment outcomes in 45 high‐income countries: A systematic qualitative review of 238 comparative and national studies21
In the eye of the stormagain ! Social policy responses to COVID‐19 in Southern Europe20
Collective citizenship: From citizenship and mental health to citizenship and solidarity18
The disembedded digital economy: Social protection for new economy employment in China16
The impacts of housing factors on deprivation in a world city: The case of Hong Kong16
We have our dignity, yeah? Scrutiny under suspicion: Experiences of welfare conditionality in the Irish social protection system15
The complementary roles between clientelism and familism in social policy development15
Withstanding the plague: Institutional resilience of the East Asian welfare state15
Comparing long‐term care systems: A multi‐dimensional, actor‐centred typology13
Relational ethics as a cultural constraint on fathers' parental leave in a Confucian welfare state, South Korea13
Flexibility in individual funding schemes: How well did Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme support remote learning for students with disability during COVID 12
Frontline implementation of welfare conditionality in Norway: A maternalistic practice12
Decent work for sustainable development inpost‐crisisNepal: Social policy challenges and a way forward11
State‐NGOsrelationship in the context of China contracting out social services11
Falling through the social safety net? Analysing non‐take‐up of minimum income benefit and monetary social assistance in Austria11
Changing the healthcare financing paradigm: Domestic actors and international organizations in the agenda setting for diffusion of social health insurance in post‐communist Central and Eastern Europe10
Informal social protection: A conceptual synthesis10
Contextualised resistance: The mediating power of paradigmatic frameworks10
Networks, case managers, and the job‐search experiences of unemployed people10
The state of the German social insurance state: Reform and resilience9
Poverty affects access to regular source of primary care among the general population in Hong Kong9
Pathways to gender equality: A configurational analysis of childcare instruments and outcomes in 21 European countries9
Addressing loneliness and social isolation amongst elderly people through local co‐production in Japan9
Labour market liberalization and the rise of dualism in Europe as the interplay between governments, trade unions and the economy9
Choice and control in social care: Experiences of older self‐funders in England9
Frontline managers' perceptions and justifications of behavioural conditionality9
Dual conditionality in welfare and housing for lone parents in Ireland: Change and continuity?9
Penal and welfare conditionality: Discipline or degradation?9
Managing precarity: Food bank use by low‐income women workers in a changing welfare regime8
Work–family balance in the second half of life: Caregivers' decisions regarding retirement and working time reduction in Europe8
Motivating the unemployed: A full‐range model of motivational strategies that caseworkers use to activate clients8
A mechanism‐based approach to the comparison of national pension systems in Vietnam and Sri Lanka8
Reducing unemployment? Examining the interplay between active labour market policies8
Towards a balanced multiculturalism? Immigrant integration policies and immigrant children's educational performance8
Causal mechanisms in the analysis of transnational social policy dynamics: Evidence from the global south7
Carrots or sticks? A multilevel analysis of active labour market policies and non‐standard employment in Europe7
Child safety in policy: Who is being kept safe and from what?7
Class politics in the sandbox? An analysis of the socio‐economic determinants of preferences towards public spending and parental fees for childcare7
Research approaches to networked employment services: A systematic review7
Unemployment services for newly arrived migrants in Sweden: The privatization and rebureaucratization of the introduction programme7
Linking macro‐level mechanisms to street‐level accountability practices. A cross‐national case study of street‐level accountability of social workers in government funded homeless shelters7
When policy entrepreneurs fail: Explaining the failure of long‐term care reforms in Poland7
Market stewardship of quasi‐markets by street level bureaucrats: The role of local area coordinators in the Australian personalisation system7
Why targeting matters: The apprenticeship program for youth in the Czech Republic7
Compensation or competition: Bias in immigrants' access to active labour market measures6
Punitive welfare reform and claimant mental health: The impact of benefit sanctions on anxiety and depression6
Translating social policy ideas: The Beveridge report, transnational diffusion, and post‐war welfare state development in Canada, Denmark, and France6
Conceptualising dignity in the context of social security: Bottom‐up and top‐down perspectives6
Employers' perspectives on benefit conditionality in the UK and Denmark6
Measuring and framing support for universal basic income6
Do you feel like an insider? Job security and preferences for Flexibilization across Europe6
Frontline social service as a battlefield: Insights from street‐level bureaucrats' interactions with violent clients6
Public employment services: Building social resilience in youth?6
Settler colonialism in Australia and the cashless debit card6
Public income transfers and wealth accumulation at the bottom: Within and between country differences in Canada and the United States5
Politicalized empowered learning and complex policy implementation: Targeted poverty alleviation in China's county governments5
No activation without reconciliation? The interplay between ALMP and ECEC in relation to women's employment, unemployment and inac5
“I don't know what to do—Could it be cultural?” The operationalization of cultural sensitivity among street‐level workers in the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration5
Social policy and embedded evaluation: Assessing the impact of a food insecurity project in the United Kingdom5
Home care development in Korea and Germany: The interplay of long‐term care and professionalization policies5
‘Nearly gave up on it to be honest’ : Utilisation of individualised budgets by people with psychosocial disability within Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme5
Introduction to the Special Edition5
The market made us do it: Public procurement and collaborative labour market inclusion governance from below5
Zooming in on labor market cooperation: A study of a failed project to support unemployed young people5
Children's and adults' perceptions of child necessities in Hong Kong5
Social capital and the impact of the recent economic crisis: Comparing the effects of economic and fiscal policy developments5
Fifty years of welfare state generosity5
Mediating the claim? How ‘local ecosystems of support’ shape the operation and experience of UK social security5
Affects of policy design: The case of young carers in the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 20145
Evaluating social investment in disability policy5
Safety nets in (the) crisis: The case of Greece in the 2010s5
A qualitative study of the practices and experiences of staff in multidisciplinary child sexual exploitation partnerships in three English coastal towns5
The consequences of non‐standard working and marital biographies for old age income in Europe: Contrasting the individual and the household perspective5
Between affordable welfare and affordable food: Internationalized food subsidy reforms in Egypt and Tunisia5
Integrating development aid into social policy: Lessons on cooperation and its challenges learned from the example of health care in Kyrgyzstan4
Individual need and societal claims: Challenging the understanding of universalism versus selectivism in social policy4
Hybridization in China's elder care service provision4
Citizen‐agency versus state‐agency at the frontline in prisons and probation services: A systematic literature review4
One new policy: A variety of applications—The implementation processes of a new mental health policy in Sweden4
Implementation of individual placement and support in a first‐episode psychosis unit: A new way of working4
Equity versus equality: Discourses and practices within decentralizedwelfare‐to‐workprograms in California4
Varieties of liberalism: A comparative analysis of family policy and poverty outcomes across the 50 United States4
Sick but at work: Graded sick leave in a comparative perspective4
Integrated care and the ‘agentification’ of the English National Health Service4
The growth of private home care providers in Europe : The case of Ireland4
Adult and child deprivation in Hong Kong4
Material, stigmatic, and agentic dimensions in the experience of claiming disability benefits: The Israeli case4
Active stewardship in healthcare: Lessons from China's health policy reforms4
Dealing with the wicked issue of child poverty: Inter‐organizational networks as forums for collective debate and reflection3
The guaranteed minimum income in Portugal: A universal safety net under political and financial pressure3
Women's management in local government: The effects of substantive representation on welfare service efficiency3
Constantly changing Nordic welfare states: A Bermuda triangle?3
From “what works” to “making it work”: A practice perspective on evidence‐based standardization in frontline service organizations3
Why do unemployed people avoid participation in training? An experiment for policy making3
The long and short of it: The temporal significance of wealth and income3
Impression management in the market for residential care for children and youth in Sweden3
Out of the wilderness? The coming back of the debate on minimum income in Spain and the Great Recession3
From industrial restructuring to the financial crisis: Mainstream nationalism and minimum income in the Basque Country3
Is Nordic elder care facing a (new) collaborative turn?3
Welfare state change as a double movement: Four decades of retrenchment and expansion in compensatory and employment‐oriented policies across 21 high‐income countries3
Programme form and service user well‐being: Linking theory and evidence3
How does self‐employment affect pension income? A comparative analysis of European welfare states3
Moral framings in the Australian parliamentary debate on drug testing of welfare recipients3
Experiences of homelessness by people seeking asylum in Australia: A review of published and “grey” literature3
Inequalities in pensions and retirement from a life course perspective: An introduction3
Education as social policy: New tensions in maturing knowledge economies3
Health care in post‐crisis South Europe: Inequalities in access and reform trajectories3
Bureaucratic conflict between transnational actor coalitions: The diffusion of British National Vocational Qualifications to China3
The power of ideas in policymaking processes: The role of institutionalised knowledge production in state bureaucracies3
Central coordination, regional competition, and local protectionism: Social decentralisation in China's long‐term care reform3